UNLIMITED COLOR: Bolero + Rouse Premiere

October 18-19, 2019 | Music Hall

On sale July 30, 2019. Season tickets on sale now.

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Ravel's Bolero and the birth of a new symphony by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Christopher Rouse.

Program

RAVEL: Bolero
LALO: Symphonie espagnole
ROUSE: Symphony No. 6 [World Premiere, CSO Commission]

CSO Commission made possible by Dianne and J. David Rosenberg

 

Artists

Louis Langrée, conductor
Guy Braunstein, violin, artist-in-residence

Venue

Music Hall

Ticket Prices

$14-$130

Concert Duration

About 2 hours with intermission

Series

This concert is part of Series 1

What's Interesting

  • Playing Bolero’s famously repeating melody for a friend, Ravel once asked, “Don’t you think this theme has a certain insistent quality?”
  • The music of Pulitzer- and Grammy-winner Christopher Rouse is a master of “explosive and passionate” orchestral writing (The Baltimore Sun).
  • Lalo’s showpiece premiered around the same time as Bizet’s Carmen and inspired Tchaikovsky to write his own violin concerto.

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